Cybersecurity Protection

Learn what protective security measures M&T has in place to help protect you from cybercriminals.

How M&T Protects You from Cybercriminals

M&T Bank Corporation maintains a comprehensive Enterprise Information Security Program that is shared with our Regulators and aligned with an industry standard incorporating five core functions

  • Identify: Identify risks to systems, data and assets to prioritize the Bank’s information security activities
  • Protect: Develop and implement safeguards to protect our customers’ information
  • Detect: Implement technology to identify anomalies and events
  • Respond: Create and utilize activities to limit the impact of a detected cybersecurity event
  • Recover: Execute plans to restore and recover from a natural or man-made event


M&T employs multiple layers of security and defense including:

  • Network and location perimeter protection
  • Real time continuous monitoring and detection of security incidents
  • Vulnerability and penetration testing
  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems


Policies and Standards:

  • M&T develops and follows information security policies and standards to protect our customer and corporate information


Information Security Awareness Program:

  • M&T has a robust information security awareness program to help safeguard our customers’ information and data
  • We continually train and educate our employees to ensure they understand cybersecurity risks, threats and the latest scams


Security Concerns

If you are concerned your account has been compromised, please contact M&T Online Customer Service at 1-800-790-9130 (Monday–Friday 8am–9pm, Saturday–Sunday 9am–5pm ET).

To report phishing scam attempts, please email